Porn being accessed by 20% of UK workers

porn-at-workAccording to a new survey by Elitetele.com of 2,000 UK workers, one in five have accessed porn and/or adult websites using a personal device which is also used for work (26% of men and 18% of women).

Moreover, one in 10 (15% of men and 8% of women) will have accessed such content on a corporate-issued device. This brings a whole new look to BYOD culture, and not one employers will welcome. Continue reading

Online shopping engine Styloko launches in the US

Styloko now has a US-dedicated site for American customers.

Styloko now has a US-dedicated site for American customers.

London-based shopping discovery engine Styloko has expanded its business outside the UK by launching a new site in the US.

With more than 30% of traffic already coming to Styloko from the US market, the new site allows American fashion-conscious females to discover and connect with their favourite designer and High Street brands and retailers, including those currently on the UK site.

With prices now displayed in dollars, international shopping is made even easier with brands such as ASOS, Net-a-Porter, Topshop and Matchesfashion.com, in addition to US favourites currently also on the UK site such as Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy’s. Continue reading

gamesGRABR back to the crowd for funding

tony_pearceGaming social network gamesGRABR, has launched a new round of investment to fund its critical next phase of growth. Following a successful crowdfunding campaign in late 2013 where it quickly achieved its £150,000 target and was over-funded by 20%, gamesGRABR is now looking to raise £400,000 on CrowdCube.

With upwards of 70,000 unique users per month and 49% returning month on month the fast growing start-up has achieved a highly engaged community in a short space of time, helped by partnering with influential vloggers to promote their own Featured Collections. These new celebrities of the Internet, including YogcastKim, Caddicurus and GamesSprout, with more than one million subscribers between them, bring a level of influence and reach unavailable via traditional routes. Continue reading

Communities are the next games play for Palringo

IMG_20140919_143357A sunny day in Sweden is the type of experience that makes the visitor feel cleansed, vibrant and healthy… even after a pint of Guinness and a pie at a tourist pub in Gothenburg.

People-spotting here is so modern that it wouldn’t be that weird to see a couple of pregnant men walking around talking to mothers, driverless cars parking themselves or air-bicycles being softly pedalled by children on the way back from school.

What would be weird, however, is a man without a checked shirt or beard. If London’s Shoreditch has beards, then Sweden’s Gothenburg owns beards. Bearded Londoners look like Beau Brummell, bearded Swedes look like Grizzly Adams. Continue reading